Institutional Advancement

The Division of Institutional Advancement promotes student success by supporting institutional initiatives that foster growth and continuous improvement. The departments of Research and Institutional Effectiveness, Grants Development, Student Success, and Planning and Accreditation collaborate with a broad base of institutional departments to advance Triton College's strategic goals. The division contributes to increasing college readiness, improving completion, and closing skill gaps by identifying funding opportunities, providing high-quality and meaningful data analysis, and maintaining educational and operational standards that ensure educational quality.

Strategic Planning 

Pamela Perry
Director, Planning and Accreditation
708-456-0300, Ext. 3415
pamelaperry@triton.edu

Accreditation

Pamela Perry
Director, Planning and Accreditation
708-456-0300, Ext. 3415
pamelaperry@triton.edu

Grants Development

Sacella M. Smith, M.S.
Executive Director, Dept. of Grants Development
708-456-0300 Ext. 3022
sacellasmith@triton.edu

Research and Institutional Effectiveness

Kurian Tharakunnel
Executive Director, Research and Institutional Effectiveness
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3635
kuriantharakunnel@triton.edu

Student Success

Shelley Tiwari
Director, Faculty Development & Student Success
(708) 456-0300 Ext. 3761
shelleytiwari@triton.edu